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Color Point Job Fair
10/27/2015 9:00 AM - 10/28/2015 12:00 PM
50/50 Winner
Andy Bacidore who was the 50/50 winner

Grant Recieved
United Way is pleased to announce we have received $12,240.00 in grant funds from Ameren!

This grant will be used to help fund our 17 partner agencies and the 26 programs provided to help the serve Illinois Valley area. United Way is proud of our relationship with Ameren and their continued support and belief in our local community!!!
Illinois Valley Food Pantry’s Thanksgiving Distribution
Oct. 2015

NEWS RELEASE: Illinois Valley Food Pantry’s Thanksgiving Distribution

The Illinois Valley Food Pantry’s Thanksgiving Distribution will be held at the pantry on Saturday, Nov. 21st from 10am until 3pm . Volunteers will be packing food for approximately 2,100 individuals; which is 750 families needing food assistance. The pantry serves people living in LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby, Utica, Cedar Point, Tonica, Lostant, Leonore, and Lowell.

To be eligible for the food order, you must be registered with the food pantry. The sign up deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 18th.

The pantry relies greatly on the public’s generosity and support in order to make this event a real success.

Suggestions for donations are:
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Stuffing Mix
  • Green Beans
  • Corn
  • Small Can of Fruit or Applesauce
  • Yams
  • Corn Muffin Mix
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Canned Pumpkin
  • Turkey or Ham
Donations (monetary or food) may be brought or mailed to the pantry located at 136 Marquette St., LaSalle during working hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., or Fri., 9am until noon, Wed., 11am until 6pm.

The pantry will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Any and all donations are really appreciated.

For more information, please call: 815-224-3658

Donna Hess
Executive Director
Illinois Valley Food Pantry
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